Amen. This chapter Ephesians 6:1-3. (AN), 23 Peace(AO) to the brothers and sisters,[c] and love with faith from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. If we distrust either our cause, or our Leader, or our armour, we give him advantage. 1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. There is none for the back; nothing to defend those who turn back in the Christian warfare. Ephesians Chapter 6:1Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Resolution must be as greaves, or armour to our legs; and to stand their ground or to march forward in rugged paths, the feet must be shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace. 1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. If masters and servants would consider their duties to God, and the account they must shortly give to him, they would be more mindful of their duty to each other, and thus families would be more orderly and happy.10-18 Spiritual strength and courage are needed for our spiritual warfare and suffering. (4 c.) In Ephesians 6:5-9 the hardest form of subjection, that of slaves to masters, is dealt with, still under the same idea that both are "in Christ." Verse (Click for Chapter) New International Version For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. There can be no religion without sincerity. 24 Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Faith is all in all in an hour of temptation. (2) an exhortation to fathers to manifest such a character that children could properly obey them, and to train them up in a proper manner; Ephesians 6:4. Introduction. (AK) Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should. Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. 1 You who are children, obey your parents. Ephesians 6. Motives to obedience, amidst trials, must be drawn from a clear knowledge of the gospel. (G) 6 Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you, but as slaves of Christ,(H) doing the will of God from your heart. And all grace and blessings come to the saints from God, through Jesus Christ our Lord. (N) 11 Put on the full armor of God,(O) so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist,(U) with the breastplate of righteousness in place,(V) 15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. There was Ishbi-benob, Saph, Goliath, and one with 6 fingers on each hand and 6 toes on each foot. Home >> Bible Studies >> Ephesians Studies >> Ephesians 6:1-9 These small group studies of Ephesians contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, and applications. What allows you to 'stand against the wiles of the devil'. Grace, that is, the favour of God; and all good, spiritual and temporal, which is from it, is and shall be with all those who thus love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity, and with them only.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Because you belong to the Lord, that is the right thing to do. Chapter 6. God alone can change the heart, yet he gives his blessing to the good lessons and examples of parents, and answers their prayers. The … But those, whose chief anxiety is that their children should be rich and accomplished, whatever becomes of their souls, must not look for the blessing of God.5-9 The duty of servants is summed up in one word, obedience. 2 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— 3 “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.” [] (4 Fathers, [] do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. 6 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. The devils assault us in the things that belong to our souls, and labour to deface the heavenly image in our hearts. 1. Be just to servants, as you expect they should be to you; show the like good-will and concern for them, and be careful herein to approve yourselves to God. 6. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Ephesians 6. (16-18) The spiritual armor to take. 12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. CHAPTER 6. All rights reserved worldwide. The different parts of the armour of heavy-armed soldiers, who had to sustain the fiercest assaults of the enemy, are here described. 24 Grace to all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love.[d]. It is, in fact, a brief indication of their great subject--unity with and in Christ. (Read Ephesians 6:1-4) The great duty of children is, to obey their parents. And the grace of the Spirit, producing faith and love, and every grace. Truth, or sincerity, is the girdle. The devil is the wicked one. 18 And pray in the Spirit(AC) on all occasions(AD) with all kinds of prayers and requests. 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Ephesians 6 is the sixth (and the last) chapter of the Epistle to the Ephesians in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. Let us think upon these things, and continue our prayers with patience.19-24 The gospel was a mystery till made known by Divine revelation; and it is the work of Christ's ministers to declare it. 2 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— 3 “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.” 4 Fathers, The best and most eminent ministers need the prayers of believers. It subdues and mortifies evil desires and blasphemous thoughts as they rise within; and answers unbelief and error as they assault from without. 9 And masters, treat your slaves in the same way. Be not tyrannical and overbearing. (3) the duty of servants; Ephesians 6:5-8. Children and Parents. c We must use holy thoughts in our ordinary course. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood,(P) but against the rulers, against the authorities,(Q) against the powers(R) of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. 6. Wherefore we must stir up ourselves. (Y) 17 Take the helmet of salvation(Z) and the sword of the Spirit,(AA) which is the word of God.(AB). (AE) With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying(AF) for all the Lord’s people. Our power comes from being in union with Jesus. (10-18) The apostle desires their prayers, and ends with his apostolic blessing. any man doeth--Greek, "any man shall have done," that is, shall be found at the Lord's coming to have … Violent temptations, by which the soul is set on fire of hell, are darts Satan shoots at us. Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith. The servants of old were generally slaves. If we give way, he will get ground. And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in bonds: “An ambassador in bonds!” Such a thing was never heard of in earthly courts We never think of chaining an ambassador, but this is how men treated this great messenger from the court of heaven. Steady regard to the Lord Jesus Christ will make men faithful and sincere in every station, not grudgingly or by constraint, but from a principle of love to the masters and their concerns. 3 That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth. 5 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ; 6 Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart; 7 With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men: 8 Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free. These he desires for those in whom they were already begun. By peace, understand all manner of peace; peace with God, peace of conscience, peace among themselves. “Put on the whole armor of God”: “Put on”, conveys the idea of permanence, indicating that armor should be the Christian’s sustained lifelong attire. The slave is the servant of Christ in obeying his master, the master is a fellow-servant with his slave to the same Divine Lord. 9 And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him. 4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. Eph 6:10-These passages are addressed not to all people, but to the believers, MY BRETHREN. 22 I am sending him to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are,(AM) and that he may encourage you. This girds on all the other pieces of our armour, and is first mentioned. Ephesians Chapter 6 v10 to 24: January 01, 1980: Play Audio Download MP3 Buy Worldwide. This makes service easy to them, pleasing to their masters, and acceptable to the Lord Christ. And they must serve their masters not only when their master's eye is upon them; but must be strict in the discharge of their duty, when he is absent and out of the way. 20 For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak. for this is the right thing to do. 19 Pray also for me,(AG) that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly(AH) make known the mystery(AI) of the gospel, 20 for which I am an ambassador(AJ) in chains. 5 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ; Chapter. in sincerity of heart, as to Christ; 6 not with eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but as bondservants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart, 7 with goodwill doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men, 8 knowing that whatever good anyone does, he will receive the same from the Lord, whether he is … 7 Work willingly for the sake of the Lord and not for the sake of human beings. Children and parents. The duty of parents. (See, for example, Ephesians 2:21; Ephesians 3:11; Ephesians 4:1; Ephesians 4:17; Ephesians 5:8; Ephesians 6:10; Ephesians 6:21.) 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God: 18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints; 19 And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel. The righteousness of Christ, imputed to us, is a breastplate against the arrows of Divine wrath. And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition … "Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right." Bring them up well; under proper and compassionate correction; and in the knowledge of the duty God requires. Do not threaten them, since you know that he who is both their Master and yours(K) is in heaven, and there is no favoritism(L) with him. 6 N'accomplissez pas votre tâche seulement quand on vous surveille, comme s'il s'agissait de plaire à des hommes, mais agissez comme des esclaves du Christ, qui accomplissent la volonté de Dieu de tout leur coeur. 23 Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. “Obey … in the Lord” (see Col. 3:20). Ephesians Chapter 6 Continued. 2 Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;) 3 That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth. (To the Ephesians written from Rome, by Tychicus.). The shield of faith. Often is this duty neglected, even among professors of the gospel. 7 Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people,(I) 8 because you know that the Lord will reward each one for whatever good they do,(J) whether they are slave or free. Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the … Many set their children against religion; but this does not excuse the children's disobedience, though it may be awfully occasion it. New Living Translation So we praise God for the glorious grace he has poured out on us who belong to his dear Son. 4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Chapter 6 offer four primary points closing out Paul's letter to the church in Ephesus. As 2 Samuel 21:22 says, “These four were born to the giant in Gath, and they fell by the hand of David and by the hand of his servants.” The Armor of God … The apostles were to teach servants and masters their duties, in doing which evils would be lessened, till slavery should be rooted out by the influence of Christianity. Here is the duty of masters. II. Traditionally, it is believed to be written by Apostle Paul while he was in prison in Rome (around AD 62), but more recently, it is suggested to be written between AD 80 and 100 by another writer using Paul's name and style. Deal prudently and wisely with children; convince their judgements and work upon their reason. To the Christian armed for defense in battle, the apostle recommends only one weapon of attack; but it is enough, the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. A good hope of salvation, a Scriptural expectation of victory, will purify the soul, and keep it from being defiled by Satan. They are to be sincere; not pretending obedience when they mean to disobey, but serving faithfully. Our enemies are mighty, and we are without strength, but our Redeemer is almighty, and in the power of his mighty we may overcome. However, that "strength" does not come from ourselves but from IN THE LORD. 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord(M) and in his mighty power. Though set and solemn prayer may not be seasonable when other duties are to be done, yet short pious prayers darted out, always are so. First, he provides instruction regarding children and parents (Ephesians 6:1–4). (S) 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God,(T) so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition … Bible > Ephesians > Chapter 6 > Verse 12 Ephesians 6:12 STU XRF TSK COM LEX . Besides all this, take the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the … Ephesians 6:11 "Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil." as you would Christ, 6 not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as bondservants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart, 7 rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man, 8 knowing that whatever good anyone does, this he will receive back from the Lord, We must preserve in particular requests, notwithstanding discouragements. 13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Have not we, when God has called, often neglected to answer? A single text, well understood, and rightly applied, at once destroys a temptation or an objection, and subdues the most formidable adversary. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. We must pray with all kinds of prayer, public, private, and secret; social and solitary; solemn and sudden: with all the parts of prayer; confession of sin, petition for mercy, and thanksgiving for favours received. Faith, as relying on unseen objects, receiving Christ and the benefits of redemption, and so deriving grace from him, is like a shield, a defence every way. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Ephesians 6. 2 God's Law says: ‘Always respect your father and your mother.’ That is the first rule of God's Law that also has a promise. Further, our "power" comes from THE POWER OF HIS MIGHT. We must pray, not for ourselves only, but for all saints. The righteousness of Christ implanted in us, fortifies the heart against the attacks of Satan. Those particularly should be prayed for, who are exposed to great hardships and perils in their work. Prayer must fasten all the other parts of our Christian armour. God then commands the brethren to BE STRONG. chapitre 6 | chapitre 1; chapitre 2; chapitre 3; chapitre 4; chapitre 5; chapitre 6; Lettre de saint Paul Apôtre aux Ephésiens. Third, Paul discusses the armor of God (Ephesians 6:10–20). Act after the same manner. Those who would prove themselves to have true grace, must aim at all grace; and put on the whole armour of God, which he prepares and bestows. (4) the duty of masters toward their servants; Ephesians 6:9. Above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to … Servants are to reverence those over them. 4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. 6 not only when you are under their eye, as if you had only to please human beings, but as slaves of Christ who wholeheartedly do the will of God. The duty of parents. Verse (Click for Chapter) New International Version to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves. Be not impatient; use no unreasonable severities. (5-9) All Christians are to put on spiritual armour against the enemies of their souls. (19-24)1-4 The great duty of children is, to obey their parents. The combat is not against human enemies, nor against our own corrupt nature only; we have to do with an enemy who has a thousand ways of beguiling unstable souls.